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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-18070: Donald Cameron (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 8 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many applications for Peatland Action grants there (a) were in 2017-18 and (b) have been since April 2018, broken down by how (i) many have been approved and (ii) much has been awarded.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 29 August 2018

The number of peatland action applications and grants in the relevant years are as follows : -

Peatland Action Grants from April 2018

2017-18

No.

£

Applications received

107

£7,209,409

Applications Approved for funding

95

£5,642,372

 

2018-19

No.

£

Applications received - includes those deferred from 17/18

84

11,688,967

Applications Approved for funding (includes awarded and pending award)

14

1,132,261

No. of Applications pending decisions

12

1,510,515

No. of Applications Under assessment

55

5,032,544